As an ordained Unity minister, I've addressed topics with social and personal relevance. Below is a sampling of some of my speeches and thoughts; take what's useful to you, with my hope that it brings you some encouragement. 

This is a talk I gave about how we must do the hard internal work of dealing with ourselves before we can reach out to others. 
Here I discuss how to fail in the right direction - forward. Failure is inevitable. Defeat isn't.